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Survivors Of Childhood Diseases Struggle To Find Care As Adults - NPR

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 09:00

NPR

Survivors Of Childhood Diseases Struggle To Find Care As Adults
NPR
Rachael Goldring was born with congenital heart disease. Had she been born a few decades earlier, she probably would have died as a baby. Goldring is now 24, and among a population of patients who present new challenges to a health care system ...

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The Latest: Nevada says determined to meet July 1 deadline - Washington Post

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 00:40

Washington Post

The Latest: Nevada says determined to meet July 1 deadline
Washington Post
CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Latest on the legal battle over the licensing of marijuana businesses necessary for existing medical dispensaries to begin selling pot for recreational use on July 1 (all times local, PDT):. 5:15 p.m.. Nevada's marijuana ...
Judge's ruling puts Nevada's July 1 recreational marijuana launch in limboThe Cannabist
Nevada's Alcohol Wholesalers Rain on Pot's Coming Out PartyMarijuana.com
Judge mulling Nevada bid for recreational pot sales July 1LancasterOnline
Insurance Journal -St. George Daily Spectrum
all 77 news articles »Google News
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The Latest: Nevada says determined to meet July 1 deadline - Washington Post

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 00:40

Washington Post

The Latest: Nevada says determined to meet July 1 deadline
Washington Post
CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Latest on the legal battle over the licensing of marijuana businesses necessary for existing medical dispensaries to begin selling pot for recreational use on July 1 (all times local, PDT):. 5:15 p.m.. Nevada's marijuana ...

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Children are dying because of America's lax gun policies - Washington Post

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 23:31

Washington Post

Children are dying because of America's lax gun policies
Washington Post
THE TOLL of gun violence on American children is laid out in the grim numbers of a new government study. Nearly 1,300 children are killed and nearly 6,000 injured every year. That is more than three children killed a day and more than 15 children a day ...

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Focus on Women as Opioid-Related Hospital Stays, ER Visits Surge - NBCNews.com

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:41

NBCNews.com

Focus on Women as Opioid-Related Hospital Stays, ER Visits Surge
NBCNews.com
There's a startling new snapshot of the nation's opioid epidemic. In just a decade, the rate of people hospitalized because of pain relievers and heroin rose 64 percent, while the rate of opioid-related emergency room visits almost doubled, according ...
In just one year, nearly 1.3 million Americans needed hospital care for opioid-related issuesWashington Post
Rise In Hospital Visits For Opioids Spotlight The EpidemicHuffPost
NJ Opioid-Related Hospital Visits Among Highest In America: ReportPatch.com
WBAL Baltimore -The Guardian -HCUP - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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More US counties are finding Zika-carrying mosquitoes - Washington Post

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 19:04

Washington Post

More US counties are finding Zika-carrying mosquitoes
Washington Post
With the summer mosquito season in full swing in many states, a new report shows a significant increase in U.S. counties across the South that have reported mosquitoes capable of spreading Zika and related viruses. Two types of mosquitoes are the ...
Data on Zika in mosquitoes suggest early presence in RioCIDRAP
Zika Mosquitoes Are in More Places Than You Thought, CDC SaysNBCNews.com
Are you a mosquito magnet? Own socks? This study is for youPBS NewsHour
Miami Herald -Philly.com -Healio -Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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'Trump doesn't care about HIV,' say advisers who resigned - WJXT Jacksonville

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 18:42

WJXT Jacksonville

'Trump doesn't care about HIV,' say advisers who resigned
WJXT Jacksonville
(CNN) - Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS resigned last week, owing to "a president who simply does not care," one member wrote in a Newsweek op-ed on Friday headlined "Trump doesn't care about HIV. We're outta here.".

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6 Resigned from Trump's HIV/AIDS Advisory Board. Here's Why One Doctor Stayed - TIME

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 18:00

TIME

6 Resigned from Trump's HIV/AIDS Advisory Board. Here's Why One Doctor Stayed
TIME
Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA), a president-appointed group tasked with advising the secretary of Health and Human Services (and ultimately the President) on how to promote the best HIV treatment and prevention ...
Trump doesn't care about AIDSThe Boston Globe
Why Six HIV Experts Just Resigned From Trump's AIDS Advisory CouncilGizmodo
'Trump doesn't care about HIV,' say advisers who resignedGant Daily
teleSUR English -Law Street Media (blog) -MTPR -Free Speech TV
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Lehigh Valley shut out of first medical marijuana grower-processor permits; Berks gets two - Allentown Morning Call

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 17:50

Allentown Morning Call

Lehigh Valley shut out of first medical marijuana grower-processor permits; Berks gets two
Allentown Morning Call
Marijuana won't be grown or processed legally in the Lehigh Valley for at least another year. The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the first 12 recipients of coveted grower and processor permits Tuesday afternoon, and Lehigh Valley ...
Pa. releases names of 12 firms to grow medical marijuanaPhilly.com
McKeesport firm one of 12 chosen for state permits to grow, process medical marijuanaPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Allegheny County company receives medical marijuana permitWPXI Pittsburgh
ActionNewsJax.com -NBC 10 Philadelphia -LancasterOnline -U.S. News & World Report
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Older fathers have 'geekier sons' - BBC News

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 15:46

BBC News

Older fathers have 'geekier sons'
BBC News
Men who delay starting a family are more likely to have "geekier" sons, a study suggests. They were brighter, more focused and less bothered about fitting in - according to the "Geek Index" devised by King's College London. The mother's age had no ...
Old dads produce 'geekier' sons, research showsUSA TODAY
Waiting to Have Kids? Older Dads Have Geeky Sons With Higher IQsNewsweek
Geek DNA: Sons born to older fathers are huge nerdsRaw Story
The Guardian -EurekAlert (press release) -Newswise (press release) -Newsmax
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Dad Regrets Buying Kids Something More Interesting Than He Is - Gizmodo

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 15:05

Gizmodo

Dad Regrets Buying Kids Something More Interesting Than He Is
Gizmodo
A dad in Colorado bought his tweens smartphones and now he regrets it. This is not an uncommon sentiment from parents. My mom regretted buying my brother a Nokia in 2001, buying my sister an old car in 1997, and on more than on occasion she's ...
Colorado Ballot Measure Moves to Ban Smartphones for Kids Under 13Slate Magazine (blog)
Colorado group wants to make it illegal for kids to own smartpho - KMOV.comKMOV.com
A Colorado Dad Wants to Make It Illegal to Sell Smartphones to PreteensYahoo Health
Newburgh Gazette -Leicester Post -WFMZ Allentown -Opposing Views
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Video: Woman demands 'white doctor' at Mississauga walk-in clinic - CTV News

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 13:36

CTV News

Video: Woman demands 'white doctor' at Mississauga walk-in clinic
CTV News
A disturbing video that shows a mother demanding a “white doctor” who “doesn't have brown teeth” at a Mississauga walk-in clinic is facing widespread backlash online. Hitesh Bhardwaj was sitting in the waiting room of the Rapid Access to Medical ...
Woman Demands To See 'White Doctor' At Mississauga, Ont. Walk-In ClinicHuffington Post Canada
Outrage as woman demands to see a 'white doctor who doesn't have brown teeth and speaks English'The Sun
Racist Canadian Caught on Video Demanding 'White Doctor' at HospitalNewburgh Gazette
Carbonated.tv (blog) -insauga.com -KelownaNow -Straight.com (blog)
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Pennsylvania alarm clock stuck in wall for 13 years goes off every day - Fox News

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:47

Fox News

Pennsylvania alarm clock stuck in wall for 13 years goes off every day
Fox News
A Pennsylvania homeowner is reminded of the alarm clock that's stuck in the wall of his home when it goes off -- every day for the last 13 years. Jerry Lynn told KDKA that he dropped the alarm clock in September 2004 while trying to drill a hole in the ...
Alarm clock stuck in wall of Pennsylvania home goes off every day for 13 yearsABC Action News
Alarm clock stuck in wall still sounding off after 12 years14 News WFIE Evansville
Alarm clock dropped inside wall goes off daily for 13 yearsWINA AM 1070
Mirror.co.uk -YourErie -AZFamily
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India's no-meat, no-lust advice for pregnant women ridiculed - ABC News

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 02:30

Washington Post

India's no-meat, no-lust advice for pregnant women ridiculed
ABC News
FILE- In this Oct. 22, 2011 file photo, a doctor examines a pregnant woman at the district women's hospital, in Allahabad, in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh. India's government is advising pregnant women to avoid all meat, eggs and lusty ...
Indian government tells pregnant women to avoid meat, sexUPI.com
Avoid meat, eggs and lust, pregnant Indians toldThe Sun Daily

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India's advice for pregnant women to shun meat, lust derided - ABC News

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 02:30

India's advice for pregnant women to shun meat, lust derided
ABC News
FILE- In this Oct. 22, 2011 file photo, a doctor examines a pregnant woman at the district women's hospital, in Allahabad, in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh. India's government is advising pregnant women to avoid all meat, eggs and lusty ...

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Woman who lied about cancer to avoid prison gets 2 ½ years - Q13 FOX

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:08

Q13 FOX

Woman who lied about cancer to avoid prison gets 2 ½ years
Q13 FOX
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who lied about having cancer to avoid reporting to prison on a fraud conviction has been sentenced to more than two years behind bars. Thirty-seven-year-old Aliyah Davis, of East Windsor, was sentenced ...

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Registration begins for medical marijuana patients in Iowa - KCCI Des Moines

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 23:52

KCCI Des Moines

Registration begins for medical marijuana patients in Iowa
KCCI Des Moines
Beginning today, more chronically ill Iowans can register to receive a form of medical marijuana. Advertisement. A new state law not only expands who can legally have access to the drug but allows the drug to be manufactured in Iowa. The card ...
States frequently reject use of medical marijuana for opioid treatmentWCVB Boston
Applications Available for Arkansas Medical Pot FacilitiesU.S. News & World Report
Want to own a medical marijuana dispensary in Arkansas? See the application hereTHV 11
mySanAntonio.com -WOSU Public Media -Times Record -Civilized
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FDA Approves Delafloxacin (Baxdela) for Skin Infections - Medscape

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 23:44

Medscape

FDA Approves Delafloxacin (Baxdela) for Skin Infections
Medscape
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved an antibiotic called delafloxacin (Baxdela, Melinta Therapeutics) to treat serious or life-threatening infections, including one that's particularly tough to beat. A fluoroquinolone, delafloxacin ...
Melinta Therapeutics's IV, oral delafloxacin wins an FDA nod in skin infectionsBioWorld Online
FDA approves Baxdela to treat acute bacterial skin infectionsHealio
New Antibiotic Baxdela Gets FDA ApprovalMonthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
Endpoints News -GlobeNewswire (press release)
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Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease - BBC News

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 23:09

BBC News

Cholesterol-lowering jab to help prevent heart disease
BBC News
Human trials of a cholesterol-lowering vaccine to help prevent heart disease are under way after successful studies in mice. Researchers at the Medical University of Vienna are testing the safety of their experimental treatment in 72 volunteers. The ...
High Cholesterol Vaccine: Clinical Trial on Humans Begins after Successful Tests on MiceNewsweek
Cholesterol-lowering jab could help prevent heart attacksThe Independent
Researchers Studying Vaccine to See if It Can Stop High CholesterolHealthline
EurekAlert (press release) -The Guardian -FierceBiotech -Voice of America
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Dad says Whitewater Center's 'disregard for safety' caused death from brain-eating amoeba - Charlotte Observer

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 21:39

Charlotte Observer

Dad says Whitewater Center's 'disregard for safety' caused death from brain-eating amoeba
Charlotte Observer
The father of a teenager who contracted brain-eating amoeba after rafting at the U.S. National Whitewater Center filed a lawsuit against the facility Monday on the one-year anniversary of her death. The suit, filed in Ohio where Lauren Seitz lived ...
Ohio woman's family files lawsuit against outdoor parkNews & Observer
Family Says Otto Warmbier, American Released By North Korea, Has DiedWUNC
Family of girl killed from 'brain-eating amoeba' sues Whitewater CenterWCNC
WSOC Charlotte -The Columbus Dispatch
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